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    Posted on Mar 15, 2016

    7 Ways Everyone's Obsessing Over This Human Vs. AI Go Match

    The recent five-game match between Google's Artificial Intelligence robot "AlphaGo" and world-champion Sedol Lee of Go – an ancient Chinese board game – is the talk of the town in Seoul.

    Google's chess-playing robot inspired a grocery shop owner to hire this part-time employee

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    Made of fruit boxes, it's called AlbaGo. Named after the Korean word for "temporary job," or alba, AlbaGo is AlphaGo's little bro.

    Now errbody wants to play – or at least, that's what the moms want

    I-park mall in Yongsan

    I-Park Mall in central Seoul said their sales doubled, while online shopping mall G-Market said their numbers grew five times the average sales.

    This gorgeous commentator was also why eyes were glued to the screen

    facebook.com / Via Facebook: ryemong

    She's 28 and taken. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    This skit on SNL Korea

    View this video on YouTube

    tvN / Via youtube.com

    Beta-Go tries to unplug himself, and even brings along a young ’un to show his "human" side.

    This high school, which is literally pronounced the same way as the robot's name in Korean

    Alpha High School / Via alphahighschools.com

    and parents in Gangnam are super interested.

    This high school student that wants to follow Sedol Lee's steps (not my brother)

    (Translation: After failing the College Scholastic Aptitude Test (CSAT) I've figured out the essence of the test. lol. I'm getting it right the fourth time.) / Via mlbpark.donga.com

    even if it means taking the whole damn thing for four years in a row (the national test is offered only once a year).

    This K-drama parody

    View this video on YouTube

    youtube.com / Via youtube.com

    Because, after all, love wins.